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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By Edgy36-39
Congrats and welcome. Did you buy from a BMW...

Congrats and welcome. Did you buy from a BMW dealer? Ask for a VIN report on the maintenance done by BMW. The car is old so that won't be complete but will be good to know.

Search on the SAI...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,319
Posted By Edgy36-39
Hi Blue -- happy ending for me. Battery...

Hi Blue -- happy ending for me. Battery disconnect brought back to life: http://chrisparente.com/2014/02/22/fixing-dice-ipod-e39-m5/

Also found some great online install videos which will be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-18-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By Edgy36-39
What's the best D2S replacement bulb to buy?

Related question, searched but didn't find anything.

Like the title asks -- If $$ was no object, what's the best D2S bulb out there? My wonderful wife wants to buy for bday gift. I know the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 897
Posted By Edgy36-39
That is correct - dual air filters. Welcome back.

That is correct - dual air filters. Welcome back.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By Edgy36-39
Congrats and welcome. A clean five speed is a...

Congrats and welcome. A clean five speed is a find!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 863
Posted By Edgy36-39
This. Stop worrying about terminology differences...

This. Stop worrying about terminology differences between the M sport package and a true M sport. Only BMW geeks like us care about that.

Worry about buying a high mileage BMW with a V8 engine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-09-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 625
Posted By Edgy36-39
Check out the Buyers Guides in this point,...

Check out the Buyers Guides in this point, excellent source of intell:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=595451&highlight=e39+buyers+guide

Pre-purchase inspection will be a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-09-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By Edgy36-39
That's rough looking for sure. Have you shopped...

That's rough looking for sure. Have you shopped around for Hella pricing? You can save almost 100% by not going through BMW and still get OE quality.

Still not cheap though for sure.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-05-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By Edgy36-39
Finally some love for the NA spec E36 M3

Numerous M235i reviews are mentioning the E36 in a positive light, as the kind of car BMW used to make:

http://chrisparente.com/2014/03/05/the-e36-m3-more-appreciated-every-year/
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 862
Posted By Edgy36-39
Thanks. No issues 1.5 years later, though I don't...

Thanks. No issues 1.5 years later, though I don't drive car every day.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-04-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 862
Posted By Edgy36-39
For the money, I'm very happy with BMWLED. A bit...

For the money, I'm very happy with BMWLED. A bit brighter and much whiter for $40. I'm not trying for E90 brightness, just wanted to match color better with HID heads. I have read in recent threads...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-04-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Edgy36-39
Just hit the ECS site. Are you sure you're...

Just hit the ECS site. Are you sure you're getting bulb and ballast? Based on the text, those are assemblies only.

You may find better prices for Hella at http://www.schmiedmann.com

BMW...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,432
Posted By Edgy36-39
Left side does empty first. Try Techtron...

Left side does empty first.

Try Techtron first. Check out this post -- talks about how to check if siphon pump is faulty:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-01-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 711
Posted By Edgy36-39
Ed -- true to a point, but it's hardly all...

Ed -- true to a point, but it's hardly all positive. Lots of opinion in car mags and like in this thread about how BMW is losing its way. And the enthusiast slice of BMW's new car market continues to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-01-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 711
Posted By Edgy36-39
Great thread, I sense a new story for my site...

Great thread, I sense a new story for my site coming out of it, so thanks all!

That parody video was hilarious, and love the Dakar E36 M3 the cutie drives off in.

A lot of great points made...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-27-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 438
Posted By Edgy36-39
Check out Schmeidmanns - you might not have to...

Check out Schmeidmanns - you might not have to pay much more for OE quality:

http://chrisparente.com/2013/01/07/upgrading-headlights-on-my-e36-m3/
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 593
Posted By Edgy36-39
If it's a M5 you want, hit the For Sale thread on...

If it's a M5 you want, hit the For Sale thread on M5Board. You'll get a good feel for the market and the price you need to spend for a clean, well maintained one. It's a lot more than that $12.5
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By Edgy36-39
Happy ending to story -- DICE woken up with a...

Happy ending to story -- DICE woken up with a disconnect of the battery. Thanks for suggestions.

Reminder for next guy -- wait 90 seconds after opening trunk to disconnect. Too quick can cause...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-21-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 773
Posted By Edgy36-39
Very impressive DIY work, congrats. ...

Very impressive DIY work, congrats.

Questions on a couple of smaller items:



Not familiar -- what's this? Brakes go brighter with fogs on?

Euro console -- how easy, and do you have part...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By Edgy36-39
Never stuck like that on me, but I've read...

Never stuck like that on me, but I've read disconnecting battery can help. Thanks for confirmation.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By Edgy36-39
You mean the sliding compartment door? That's...

You mean the sliding compartment door? That's where mine is as well, very clean looking.



Yup was thinking that, but dongle comes out center console. So maybe PO didn't want to go from trunk...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By Edgy36-39
Thanks guys. I'm looking for probabilities before...

Thanks guys. I'm looking for probabilities before taking stuff apart. The E39 glove box looks harder to remove than E36, for example.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By Edgy36-39
Where is the DICE module in my car?

This question was dying from lack of response in Audio section, so moving over. Need help finding the DICE iPod module. Their phone number goes to different company -- looks like they got bought? Any...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-17-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 558
Posted By Edgy36-39
Gorgeous car, GLWS.

Gorgeous car, GLWS.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 02-16-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 90,070
Posted By Edgy36-39
Where is the module?

Anyone out there? Tom, are you still with EAS? Nothing in the trunk...
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